How to make a walnut shell car

This week's project is making a car with half a walnut shell. Take a look at these pictures of my walnut shell cars. Looks easy enough, no? So how to go about making a walnut shell car? Materials required: Half a walnut shell Buttons or beads for wheels Toothpicks (optional) for axles Silver wrapping paper... Continue Reading →

How to make caterpillars from peanut shells

Some people do not like them because they are wriggly and worm-like. But did you know caterpillars come in a variety of colors and patterns, and eventually, they develop into even more colorful butterflies and moths. Today I bring you peanut-shell caterpillars.

Walnut Shell Octopus

DIY craft with plastic bottles is quite the in thing nowadays. So, I too used a plastic bottle in my nuttycraft - a walnut shell octopus with a plastic bottle (well, half a plastic bottle, as you will see). Materials used in making my walnut shell octopus: A walnut shell A plastic bottle (500 ml)... Continue Reading →

Pistachio shell craft – lotus flower

We have made pistachio shell flowers for a walnut shell flower basket before. Now can you make a pistachio shell lotus? Look closely - its easy. These budding lotuses are made using pistachio shells and pieces of peanut shells. Want to know more? Materials used in pistachio shell lotus pistachio shells peanut shells Pieces of... Continue Reading →

Nut shell snail

Nut shell snail - quite a tongue-twister, isn't it? Well, it's the season of the snails in India, or almost. The monsoons are when their burrows are flooded and they come out in the open. Now here's a snail I have created with nut shells. It's very easy to make and I'm going to show... Continue Reading →

Pistachio shell pendants

This is a sequel to my previous post,¬†Peanut Shell Earrings. I made these pistachio shell pendants to match those earrings, so that together they form three sets of jewelry - funky and chic at the same time. How did I make them? Materials used to make pistachio shell pendants: pistachio shells (pairs) jump rings acrylic... Continue Reading →

Nutty Craft – The Book

Nutty Craft - The Book is now available on Amazon - both as a Kindle book and as paperback. It contains 21 things, including animals, birds,¬† and figurines, you can make with nut shells - complete with pictures and procedures. I am extremely happy to bring my craft to you in this, more permanent form.... Continue Reading →

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